O.I [R: 15] European Premiere
DIRECTOR: N’cee van Heerden
RUNTIME: 19 m GENRE: Drama, Dark Comedy
BLOCK B: MINDBLOWING STORIES
WEBSITE Chris revisits the Tiki bar where he made his first ever deal. He wants to celebrate the biggest deal he’s ever made by drinking down memory lane. It is early morning and there is only one other customer, Barry, and the Barman.
Barry is drinking to forget and is in no mood to celebrate anything. Only Chris’ offer of free drinks for a week if he can’t solve Barry’s problems makes Barry change his mind. Barry has a unique problem. He came up with a truly original idea. And he is the only one immune to it. Chris doesn’t believe a word of it and is determined to prove Barry a liar and win the bet.
SCREENING: Thursday 23.08.18, 1.45-3.20 PM
Born and raised in South Africa, N’cee Van Heerden started his career in theatre, writing, directing and managing productions. His focus was Berkoff inspired minimalist plays. This was where N’cee honed his skill and passion for directing and character driven stories.
In 2005 N’cee transitioned into film. He started at the bottom working in various departments. He worked his way up to field producing and filming EPK content. N’cee has worked on major productions including District 9, Avatar, Elysium, Chappie as well as many shorts, music videos and commercials.
N’cee is currently writing and developing various feature film projects in Vancouver, Canada.